By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer | Updated: 6 hr ago
PHILADELPHIA — A pep talk in the shower kickstarted the Eagles' lackluster offense.
Before leading Philadelphia to a 39-17 win over New Orleans on Sunday, Sam Bradford gathered players near the showers and fired them up with a speech.
"Sam told us to play like the way he knows we can play...
By Ryan Aber, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Oct 12, 2015
The game wasn’t decided until the fourth quarter, when the Sooners’ offense stalled with two quick sacks and then the defense couldn’t get a stop on third-and-long that would’ve given the offense one more chance. But there were plenty of signs of trouble early.
The Sooners had to replace offensive tackles Daryl Williams and Tyrus Thompson — both picks in the 2015 NFL Draft — and so far, that transition period has been rough. The Sooners were ranked No. 1 in the league in rushing offense last season, but through five games, rank eighth this year.
By Jason Kersey Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Mon, Oct 12, 2015
Now that Texas finally has some momentum, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong said he is hopeful the team can sustain it moving forward.
Texas pulled off a huge 24-17 upset of Oklahoma last weekend in the Cotton Bowl after starting the season 1-4.
“You've just gotta talk about it all the time,”...
By Berry Tramel, Columnist, email@example.com | Updated: Sun, Oct 11, 2015
The Sooners played poorly on both sides of the ball Saturday in the Cotton Bowl. Hard to produce good grades with such a performance, and OU didn't:
D Texas quarterback Jerrod Heard was no threat to pass. Including penalty plays, Heard threw 12 times. Only two were longer...
By Ryan Aber Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Updated: Sun, Oct 11, 2015
DALLAS — High above the field, sitting in the coaches' booth, Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops knew exactly what Texas was about to do.
He was just powerless to stop it.
Tyrone Swoopes, Texas' deposed quarterback and now their version of the Belldozer, was about to switch...
BY JASON KERSEY, Staff Writer, email@example.com | Updated: Sun, Oct 11, 2015
DALLAS — Tyrone Swoopes threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as Texas found relief in the Red River rivalry yet again, upsetting No. 10 Oklahoma 24-17 on Saturday.
Coach Charlie Strong's Longhorns (2-4, 1-2 Big 12) came to Dallas in the midst of the program's worst start in 59...
DALLAS — Empty seats sprinkled the north end of the Cotton Bowl. Bevo called in sick. Like always, Texas fans didn't get to the stadium early, but that's because they didn't seem to even get to the State Fair much before kickoff. Auto traffic on Dallas pavement and foot traffic in Fair Park was...
By Berry Tramel Columnist firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Sat, Oct 10, 2015
Here is a look at OU's 24-17 loss to Texas by the numbers:
1: Texas pass play that went for at least 10 yards.
2: Balls thrown by Baker Mayfield more than 15 yards past the line of scrimmage. One resulted in a defensive holding penalty against Texas, the other in a 50-yard completion to...
By Jason Kersey Staff Writer email@example.com | Published: Sat, Oct 10, 2015
DALLAS — Sophomore fullback Dimitri Flowers scored his first career touchdown Saturday, catching a 2-yard pass from Baker Mayfield in the third quarter to cut into Texas' lead.
It wasn't enough, as Oklahoma ultimately fell 24-17 to the Longhorns in a stunning upset.
Flowers also made an...
By Mel Bracht Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Sat, Oct 10, 2015
ABC turned its telecast Saturday into a Charlie Strong lovefest as announcers Sean McDonough and Chris Spielman went overboard in praising the embattled Texas football coach in the Longhorns' 24-17 victory over Oklahoma.
“This is a very good man and a very good football coach, celebrating his...